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Hunger Games Blood, Gore Draws Parent Outcry Worldwide

Jennifer Lawrence and Liam Hemsworth and "The Hunger Games," are winning millions of fans around the world, but some parents' groups are shocked by scenes of murder and bloodshed. They say the film is too graphic for young teens. Lawrence plays heroine Katniss Everdeen, one of 24 "tributes" who must fight to the death in the annual games, which are staged by the brutal dictatorship of Panem....
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Jennifer Lawrence Hot Body Cover Photo for Interview Mag

Jennifer Lawrence, the new box office queen for “The Hunger Games,” looks ravishingly hot in a new cover photo for Interview magazine’s German edition, where the movie is doing blockbuster business. The picture pulled in an astonishing $214 million worldwide over the weekend, according to studio Lionsgate. In the United States and Canada the film earned $155 millionl, topping the “Twilight” franchise of Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart. The film, which also stars Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Elizabeth Banks and Willow Shields pulled down a couple of box office records. ...
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Hunger Games Devours Weekend Box Office (video)

Jennifer Lawence told eveyone on national television not to see “The Hunger Games.” No one listened. The Lionsgate film exploded at the box office and is expected to rake in $140 million over the weekend. The film broke out of the pack in its weekend debut with $19.75 million in ticket sales for its midnight opening. That number soared to $68.2 million for all of Friday, according to Deadline....
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Katniss, Gale Say Hunger Games Farewell in New Clip

Jennifer Lawrence and Liam Hemsworth show that “The Hunger Games” is all about more than death and violence in a new teaser clip. Their characters, Katniss and Gale, share embrace as Katniss is lead away to begin the deadly games. Based on a series of novels by Suzanne Collins, the film is about a group of 24 teens who are picked by lottery for the games, which are fight to the death....
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Taylor Swift, Kid Cudi Hunger Games Tracks Leak (Listen!)

Taylor Swift’s second song off “The Hunger Games” soundtrack has leaked and gone viral on the Internet. Call “Eyes Open,” it’s a driving rock-influenced pop song with full instrumentation. Swift released “Safe & Sound,” the first official song off the soundtrack in December. It’s a country-inflected ballad with accompaniment by country band The Civil Wars....
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Jennifer Lawrence Behind the Scenes in Hunger Games (videos)

While “The Hunger Games,” world premiere unfolded in Los Angeles, fans got a glimpse of some behind the scenes action during filming of the science fiction action adventure in raw footage released by studio Lionsgate. Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth star in the film, which opens nationwide Mar. 23....
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Jennifer Lawrence the New Kristen Stewart in Hunger Games (watch!)

Jennifer Lawrence could be the next Kristen Stewart. Hunger Games fans are hungry for tickets to the movie’s debut next month. Tickets went on sale this week and are flying out as fast as Katniss’s arrows. Lionsgate, which just bought Twilight studio Summit Entertainment, is hoping to score just as big with the action-adventure fantasy. And so far, it appears to be on target....
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Jennifer Lawrence is Katniss in New Hunger Games Clip (watch!)

Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks and Willow Shields come together in a new trailer for the Hunger Games. It provides a fresh look at the dreary capital of Panem and some new action shots of Katniss. Lionsgate, which just bought Twilight studio Summit Entertainment,is hoping to score just as big with the action-adventure fantasy. The movie is based on the Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins, which has been printed in 26 different languages and sold in 38 countries. ...